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Forum: The Board Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Cleaning tank sealer

just when ya got rid of a shit sealer ya go & do it again !!... WHY ??... all it does is rot & cause more trouble than it saves.... should have repaired any leaks by welding, then treated with...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: su eliminater2 carb

my bad, for some reason I had it in my head you were fititing a webber twin throat !...no idea why I thout that??...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Shovelhead Engine Identification

they are NOT Harley cases, they are by the company STD,... other than that I know nothing, contact STD with the number for them to give any details they may have
Forum: The Board 11-06-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: su eliminater2 carb

do the two throats on your SU run individually to each cylinder or does it run in 2 stages & feed through a stock type common manifold with the second venturi opening later for top end feed ?..... ...
Forum: The Board 11-04-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Swinging arm oil tank

what bike, what frame, pictures will help a hell of a lot,... we need more information,..... you could be talking about a moped or anything ...
Forum: The Board 11-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 74 XLCH-1000 chopper

i have noticed that quite a few nowdays seem to call any Harley a 'Softail' if it has rear end suspension as opposed to a rigid,...
I know they are wrong, as a 'Softail' is a registered trademark...
Forum: The Board 11-01-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Oil Pressure Gauge Problems

I have heard from a lot of friends......

'DO NOT FIT AN OIL PRESSURE GUAGE, they will fuck ya head up worrying about it, just fit a pressure switch & light, it's all ya need'',

I think there...
Forum: The Board 10-31-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 46 U Bullneck Frame Question

& as you can see here the joints all look very tidy at the factory...
Forum: The Board 10-31-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 46 U Bullneck Frame Question

Braze cannot be welded over,...
Forum: The Board 10-31-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 46 U Bullneck Frame Question

your dead right, Brazing leaves a real neat finish on the joints,.. I have had a few 45 frames which were all but the odd tab or bracket brazed & needed no filling or grinding to clean up before...
Forum: The Board 10-30-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 46 U Bullneck Frame Question

a fella I bought an FXS from 4 years ago had this sitting in his garage,
it came out of South Africa & was fitted with a sidecar when he got it, but he stupidly let a 'buddy' talk him out of it for...
Forum: The Board 10-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Carb size question

I wish I did have shares in Lectron, I'd be very rich in a few years, they are about to really explode on the custom bike market, they already own the dirt digger & snowmobile market,... They are so...
Forum: The Board 10-24-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Carb size question

the 1st generation Lectrons are almost 50 years old now & probably worn out & they were lacking in a few points, Idle circuits were not great in the early carbs, but the new generation Lectrons are...
Forum: The Board 10-24-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Carb size question

38mm Lectron was factory fitted to some sportsters in the 70's as a factory performance add on for a while, they worked well & the new generation Lectrons are well worth looking at, a tad expensive...
Forum: The Board 10-21-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 74 XLCH-1000 chopper

nice bike..... a bit of fixing up here & there & you'll have a lotta fun with that !! well done & good luck with it fella,
Forum: The Board 10-20-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 84 evo softail

granted they ain't cheap, but when was cheap ever the best,
I have in the past had a few S&S & found them archaic, fussy & a pain in the ass & overly complex for what they are to set up & maintain,...
Forum: The Board 10-20-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,303
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Powder or paint?

the thing with Powder coating is two fold,
1) there are many powders to use depending on the job they are to do, you need to select the correct type for your needs,
a GOOD powder coaters will...
Forum: The Board 10-19-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 84 evo softail

forget an S&S boat anchor, go for a Lectron,.. best performing carb made,.. more power, smooth even running, economical with fuel, a real choke system, easy starting, no messing with them, straight...
Forum: The Board 10-19-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Plans need plans

if you want a Caff frame you should go with a Norton Featherbed frame, as used on all good,real caff racers, plenty online if you look, this one I found gives basic diamensions that might help...
Forum: The Board 10-14-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,303
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Powder or paint?

powder coat it, it looks far better than rattle cans... it can be over painted if you want later, it can be removed although not as easy as with paint, there is hi-temp masking tape that you can mask...
Forum: The Board 10-09-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,359
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: NZ Shovelhead build

very nicely done fella, good to see care taken to get things right with no short cuts or rust or patina puke,
your going to have one nice Shovel when finished..... well done
by the way, a mate...
Forum: The Board 10-01-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Muffler clamps for early shovelhead

if they are V-Twin mfg clamps, that will be why they do not fit...
Tiawan Ted only sells shit that doesn't fit...
throw them away & buy propper oem clamps or get them from a reputable maker who...
Forum: The Board 09-28-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: 68 Generator shovel clutch slipping and tranny noise

as there is no 'Dog Gear' in the kickstart assembly, do you mean either the Mainshaft starter gear (33430-50), the starter clutch (33560-75) or the starter crank gear ( 33350-36) ?
to some it can be...
Forum: The Board 09-17-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Clutch engaging hard - '59 Pan

if that is all you have at the clutch lifter finger end, you are missing parts, there should be a bearing that the finger pushes against & 'witches hat' oil thrower (in one form or another) held to...
Forum: The Board 09-16-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By magnum45pete
Re: Clutch engaging hard - '59 Pan

that grooving will be ya problem, when the clutch is released the plates to some degree will not want to slide out into their relaxed state & when you release the clutch they will be jumping back...
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